Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This 15-minute Chicken Salad Chick copycat recipe has become one of my very favorite meals. But it needn’t even be a meal! The chicken salad is so scrumptious on crackers or as the dip on a crudite platter. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California
Lemon Basil Chicken Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • Dash sugar
  • Chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 9 ingredients. Refrigerate, covered, until serving. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 362 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein.